Google this week made Coral available to developers as a public beta. Google built Coral to boost the presence of on-device artificial intelligence. Making the AI calculations possible on a local, rather than server, level eliminates latency and improves the turn-around time for results.
Google has given developers more tools to control and manage the Google Assistant in myriad devices. In addition to new languages and countries, developers can take advantage of new device management APIs in order to let consumers exercise more control over their smart hardware.